M&J Introducing: Keytar Carlos

Posted 26 October 2015 in M&J Introducing (comments)

For the latest edition of our M&J Introducing series, we chatted to Carlos Thomas from Manchester, who caught our eye with his unique keytar-playing skills! We discovered that Carlos has had some amazing (and hilarious) performing experiences, and has a fascinating approach to making music. Read on to find out more...

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Steven the Pedal Steel Maestro

Posted 14 September 2015 in M&J Introducing (comments)

For the latest instalment in our Meet & Jam Introducing series, we spoke to aspiring pedal steel guitarist Steven Hicken Jr. Steven is continuing a family legacy of country music and particularly the pedal steel guitar. He had some facinating things to say about the instrument and its place in modern music...

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A Peek at Periscope View

Posted 24 August 2015 in M&J Introducing (comments)

For the latest instalment in our M&J Introducing series, we chatted to London indie band Periscope View - one of an increasing number of bands with profiles here at Meet & Jam. Despite not actively looking for band members or people to jam with, the site remains incredibly useful for networking, booking studios, and getting your music heard. We asked the band a few questions about their music, their preferences, and their plans for the future. Read on to find out more...

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Joseph and his Acoustic Magic

Posted 10 August 2015 in M&J Introducing (comments)

For the latest part of our M&J Introducing series, we had a chat with Joseph Lofthouse, folk guitar aficionado and singer-songwriter from Lancashire. His profile caught our eye thanks to his incredible guitar playing technique and the professionalism of his recordings. He's had some wonderful live experiences too, including providing support for one of the country's biggest bands. Read on to find out more... 

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Tom the One Man Band

Posted 4 August 2015 in M&J Introducing (comments)

We got in contact with gifted, Birmingham-based multi-instrumentalist and producer Tom Ward as part of our M&J Introducing series. Tom drew our attention through his impressive home recordings that showcased his talent as a versatile musician as well as technician. He agreed to give us an insight into his musical experiences and music-making processes. Read on to find out more...

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Vassilis - all about the groove

Posted 22 June 2015 in M&J Introducing (comments)

I hooked up with London funk-soul bass player Vassilis Lazouras last week to find out what he’s all about, including his Haribo confessions. Largely influenced from the Soul, R&B, Funk, Rock and Blues of the 60’s and 70’s, his latest time at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance has got him into Jazz, Latin, Hip Hop & Reggae. Find out more.

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